Day +6

Day +6

Since my last post, I have been in neutropenia. Neutropenia starts when the white blood count is below 4000. During neutropenia I have to stay locked up in the apartment, being very careful what I am exposed to. My body's defenses are extremely low. The only time I...

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Day -9

Today I wrote about the entire procedure I am going through. Please click here to read about it. Just readjng the first paragraph will help you understand what is happening. Today, I felt a difference in the spasticity (stretching on their own) of my legs. It was...

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Day -10. Chemotherapy II

I woke up this morning at 5 AM with hick ups. I could not go to back to sleep because the hick ups would not stop. Later in the day I found out that this is a side effect of the chemo therapy. We arrived at the clinic at 8 AM, and the chemotherapy lasted until 1 PM....

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Day -11. Chemotherapy I

Today's post will be short, as I am very tired. In the morning I met with three doctors reviewing my results from blood draw, EKG, chest x-ray, and the meeting with the neurologist. Essentially the doctor in charge wanted to make sure that it was OK for the treatment...

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First Day. Day -12

HSCT Treatment Today was the first day of a 30 day treatment. Day -12. This is simply counting the days until the stem cell transplant, Day 0 will be the day of the transplant, Woke up at 5 AM, anxious to begin. The nurse arrived at my apartment to do my first blood...

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Arrival at Puebla

Woke up Friday morning at 6:30 AM very excited to start my healing process. The flight to Mexico City left at 3 PM. I am traveling with my team of angels: Catalina, my girlfriend, Michael and my mom. We arrived in Mexico around 4pm (local time). We were picked up by...

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Who is Carlos?

I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called MS (multiple sclerosis). I am in Mexico getting an HSCT treatment to reverse the condition and restore my health.

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